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afternoon, hid their bodies in the bedroom, and then had a big party saturday night after posting invitations on facebook. hadley is charged with two counts of first degree murder. >>> after the battle over raising the debt limit. today the house is scheduled to take a largely symbolic vote on a republican-backed measure that has virtually no chance of passing in the senate. a just-released cbs news poll finds 48% disapprove of how the president is handling the negotiations. congress fares even worse, 58% disapprove of how democrats are handling it, and 71% disapprove of what republicans are doing. tara mergener is in washington with more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. no question, there is a lot of pressure all the way around here. and options are getting fewer and fewer, as the deadline looms. house republicans are on track to pass a plan that would raise the debt limit, for a price. >> we can no longer borrow 40 cents out of every dollar in this country. that's why we must pass cut cap and balance. >> reporter: the tea party backed proposal would let the g
'd hit a pothole on the runway. >> it was a really big shock. just a really big shock. >> there was a lot of texting, no, there was no screaming. there was some cursing. >> some people were freaking out but everybody was pretty calm overall. >> reporter: when you say freaking out, tell us. >> the girl next to me, she was right by the wing and crying and the other guy was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit, but everybody else was pretty calm. >> reporter: both planes were fully intending to head out of boston. both ended up stuck here. it could have been much worse? >> absolutely and there were kids on board, the kids were terrific. it was very calm, everybody was fine. >> that was wbz's jim armstrong reporting. safety officials hope audio tapes from the control tower will shed some light on how that accident happened. >>> there was another incident in the skies but this one was 240 miles above earth. nasa woke the space shuttle crew late thursday after a computer failure set off alarms. the astronauts aboard "atlantis" were able to switch to a backup system. they'll
said to be 80 years old and lost one leg in a battle near a shark. that leads us to wonder, how big was that shark? >>> on the "cbs moneywatch" a restaurant bans kids and subscribers get negative over netflix. susan mcginnis is here. in new york with the latest on those stories. >> good morning betty. the financial markets it was an up day for asian markets. tokyo's hang seng was up a fraction and hong kong's hang vention do seng down a frangs. wall street will also be hearing from fed chairman ben bernanke. we will he'll give an update. stocks finished lower on tuesday, more worries on stocks. concerns about stocks pushed gold to a new record high. the price jumped $13 to nearly $1,562 an ounce on tuesday, the precious metal up nearly 10% this year and on track for its 11th straight annual increase. silver is up 15% this year. >>> netflix is raising prices and subscribers are not happy. gone is the $10 a month plan that lets customers rent a movie one at a time and stream unlimited movies over the internet. customers have to pay 60% more, nearly $16 a month for the new plan, that o
a big $22 billion social security payment august 3rd but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expected. >> in other words the treasury on august 2nd stands to have more cash on hand than before and they'll be able to make the big social security payment august 3rd. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. >> can they go up to the 11th hour? >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook markets. >> reporter: former governor of michigan says in the rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points that day. >> boy, was it a disaster, so when you go last minute and you're basically saying you know, don't assume that we have responsible adults that has huge, huge costs we've seen it happen before. let's hope it doesn't happen now. >> reporter: while economists say the risk is remote, the risk of a new recession is very real. if america has to slash its spending to stay under the debt ceiling, the recovery could be over and quickly. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. >>> now to the massacre in norway. the confessed
. preliminary reports indicate a tire blowout were to blame. >>> a big stage collapsed at a music festival in ottawa, canada. the band cheap trick was playing at the ottawa blues fest when a severe thunderstorm hit. the band got off the stage safely. one person was seriously injured. >>> to the dangerous heat wave that's baking much of middle america with many areas suffering through triple-digit temperatures the oppressive and sticky weather isn't going away any time soon. it's expected to last all week and headed east. this morning at least 15 states are under excessive heats advisories, warnings or watches. most are in the midwest where cooling centers are overcrowded. cynthia bowers reports. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the government called for a statewide day of prayer in hope of some divine intervention. for 47 straight days, temperatures in oklahoma city have been 90 or more. there's been only one day below 100 so far this month and it's expected to be 100 degrees or more through at least friday. this summer searing heat is setting new standards. this month
with it, instead pushing for smaller $2 trillion measure. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> we said we're not going to end to medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference this morning before the news conference this morning. >> the president made it clear he's willing to do very difficult things for him, for his party but the republicans have to do some things, too. >> reporter: if a deal to raise the debt ceiling is not approved by august 2nd, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bills and the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes, stock markets taking a huge hit and real nasty consequences. >> reporter: as negotiations drag on, credit agencies are threatenin
ahead on the "morning news" airlines get set to make a big and expensive announcement. >>> plus new bombshell evidence about casey anthony, did the prosecution leave out critical testimony? this is the "cbs morning news." specialists, lots of doctors, lots of advice... and my hands were full. i couldn't sort through it all. with unitedhealthcare, it's different. we have access to great specialists, and our pediatrician gets all the information. everyone works as a team. and i only need to talk to one person about her care. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. from body and bath shops? with olay get what you love at half the price with new olay body collections, tantalizing fragrances and olay moisturizing ingredients that transform lathering into lavishing. olay body collections. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. >>> check this out, in kanka an exploding manhole in montreal
arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>> asian stock markets picked up today right where they left off on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the fourth of july holiday. investors will watch for the job numbers later this week. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath state beach, a state park north of los angeles, but this may be their last independence holiday here. the park is slated to close in september. do you feel you're losing a family member? >> we do. this is our favorite spot. i feel safe here. it's great for families. >> report
indices hitting 110 degrees and higher. the west coast and northwest are cool. >>> in sports, a big night for pitchers in the major league baseball. tampa bay's james shields struck out six and allowed the yankees only six hits, and the rays' sam full went with the go-ahead run with a triple to right. tampa bay aced new york 2-1. >>> in detroit, the tigers' justin verlander was dominant with nine strikeouts against the twins. johnny peralta had three hits and drove in three runs to push detroit past minnesota, 6-2. >>> tiger woods' ex-caddie steve williams is firing back after being fired. williams said thursday he feels like his loyalty was taken for granted. >> it's been very difficult. i've stuck by him through thick and thin, incredibly loyal. and to have this happen. i mean, basically, you can say i wasted two years of my life. >> williams and woods had worked together for 12 years, winning 72 tournaments. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> and the very serious business of comic-con. serious business of comic-con. ♪ have a better day [ male announce
$4 trillion over 12 years. >> the president said he prefers a big package. we all do and i hope that there will be some kind of break-through. >> reporter: and u.s. treasury officials are now considering their options just in case congress does not make that august 2nd deadline, and the u.s. defaults on its loans for the very first time. betty? >> tara mergener in washington, thank you, tara. >>> the tsa issued a new terror warning about something called body packing. the government says terrorists may be shifting tactics to evade airport security by sewing explosives inside a suicide attacker's body. sandra hughes has details. >> reporter: the transportation security administration confirms al qaeda operatives in yemen want to surgically implant a bomb inside a human in order to bring down an airplane. >> we've taken it seriously and that's why we have passed it to our foreign partners and tsa air carriers. >> reporter: the tsa alerted airlines worldwide and is beefing up security for international flights headed to the u.s., especially. a law enforcement source tells cbs news
may not be adding up and it could mean a big break for dominique strauss-kahn. strauss-kahn could have his bail reduced or lifted because of of his accuser's possibility. prosecutors initially stood by the woman's story. now the "new york times" reports investigators have caught the accuser in a series of lies surrounding the case. they suspect she may have been involved in drug dealing and money laundering. the maid apparently had a phone conversation with a jail inmate discussing the benefits of pursuing the charges against strauss-kahn. once considered a leading contender for the french presidency he saw his political career and financial krublble after his arrest. forensic evidence confirms there was a sexual encounter but defense attorneys always insisted it was consensual. >> once the evidence is reviewed it will be clear that there was no element of forcible compulsion in this case whatsoever. >> reporter: after posting a $6 million bail, strauss-kahn was confined to house arrest. the arrangements are costing him $250,000 a month. after today's hearing he could be released on hi
nuclear power as the nation's next big power source. the plan comes as demands for energy grow and objections to nuclear energy grow with it. wit johnson reports. >> reporter: with u.s. energy demand expected to increase by 21% in the next two decades, nuclear power has been staging a quiet comeback. president obama has called for billions in loan guarantees to build new nuclear reactors. but past disasters, like fukushima japan, three-mile island, and chernobyl, have made americans fearful of nuclear energy. not one plant has gone online in the u.s. since 1996. >> that's basically a representation of the core. >> reporter: that's about to change. westinghouse ceo showed us the high-tech simulated control room for the ap 1000. >> the u.s. fleet right now is about twice as safe as required by law. the a pchl 1000 is 100 time safer. >> reporter: that claim will be put to the test when the very first goes online in china in two years. then by 2016 in georgia, two ap1000 reactors are scheduled to begin operation. >> no nuclear power plant is walk-away safe. i think it's really dece
india, china, and russia are making big strides in their space program. randall? >> terrell brown at the kennedy space center. thanks, terrell. >>> let's get more now on this morning's historic landing from cbs's space consultant bill harwood. good morning, bill. >> good moving, randall. >> the shuttle comes to an end after three decades. what in your opinion have been the most significant accomplishments? >> you know, when you look back over the 30 years the shuttle has been operating, it's hard to pin down any one thing. they demonstrated the use of a reusable spacecraft, the only one ever built and this was the only spacecraft that ever gave anyone a chance to go work on the satellite, retrieve it as we saw with the hubble space telescope, the ability to repair it and turn it into one of the world's premier observatories. i think all the mechanisms they did to make it work will be the remembered as the hallmark of the shuttle program, plus, randall, the sheer grandeur of watching it take off, the sheer rocket boosters and fire and thunder will be things people will miss for yea
are drawing big crowds at the ohio state fair. in a tradition that started over 100 years ago, a cow and calf carved from butter are hugely popular. this year there's a sculpture of an astronaut in the space shuttle. now that is impressive. >>> this morning on "the early show," how americans are making their voices heard about the stalled debt talks. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] you do so much... to stay healthy. but did you know fiber choice can help support your overall well-being? every tasty tablet has prebiotic fiber from fruits and veggies... that lets your good bacteria thrive and helps support your immune system. fiber choice. an easy way to defend your health everyday. learn more about prebiotics and get a free sample at fiberchoice.com. >>> good morning, i i'm andrea fujii in for don scott. >>> andrea fujii, great to have you inside studio a. it's a beautiful morning. on the worst days, you're outside, now, it's beautiful and you're inside. >>> high pressure is running the weather. dew points are down and temperatures are about the same as i
to jump-start the economy if it doesn't improve soon. that gave stocks a big boost. the dow gained almost 45 points while the nasdaq was up 15. >>> numbers released overnight show foreclosures fell nearly 30% in the first half of the year but that's not because of any actual improvement in the housing market. analysts say paperwork and procedural delays are pushing the process further and further back, an estimated 1 million foreclosures that should have taken place this year will now happen in 2012 or later. >>> chrysler is recalling its best selling vehicle, more than 240,000 ram pickup trucks from 2008 through 2011 are being recalled because of a steering problem, a part near the left wheel can fracture and cause loss of steering, a few minor crashes have been reported. chrysler will fix the problem free of charge. >>> and a solution may be brewing to the minnesota government shutdown. it's all about the beer, made by the miller coors brewing company. it may have be taken off store shelves because the company's sales licenses have expired and there are no state workers working who can
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couple did miss a big event back home in england, a supersize serving of britain's national food, fish and chips, made from a single giant halibut, plus batter and potatoes, it totalled more than 90 puts, setting a new guinness world record. >>> this morning on "the early show" an in-depth look at the casey anthony not guilty verdict. what jurors are saying. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ [ female announcer ] we all want cleaner laundry. we all want a world with fewer chemicals. we all want the best of both worlds. introducing all free clear oxi-active. a powerful new detergent without dyes or perfumes that helps get out your toughest dirt and stains. its added natural cleaning boosters help get your whole family's wash incredibly clean. tough on stains. gentle on skin. new all free clear oxi-active. tough on stains. gentle on skin. ,,,,,, what does hope look like? it's in the rising walls of a home rebuilt. raising the spirit of a community reborn. what does heart sound like? it's in the rhythm of nails pounded into wood. a beat driven by the conviction that ins
. >> you do that ten times and i give you a big screen tv. >> reporter: now did you just let me win? >> yeah, i did. now i'm going to let you loose. >> reporter: watch what happens when he moves the tee an eighth of an inch. >> we'll build your confidence at first. make you think you're a superstar. then we're going to break you down and take all your money. >> reporter: he told us he had seen people routinely lose $80 or $100 at a time, and even more. we took hidden cameras to ft. hood on july fourth. after three hours of watching soldiers lose their pay, it was time to ask some questions. does it bother you at all ripping these soldiers off with this game with their hard-earned money? >> i don't rip anybody off, sir. >> reporter: yes, you are. this game is completely rigged. >> no, it's not. >> reporter: in a statement century 21 shows said it is our policy that all of the games operate fairly. and if the company receives a complaint about a game, they will investigate it. and any improper operations will be corrected, or the game shut down. even though the manager told us they we
's top earners. >>> detroit's big three automakers and the united auto workers union have kicked off a new contract this month. the current national uaw contract expires september 14th. labor costs have been dramatically cut in recent years, and the uaw rank and file are talking tough about winning back concessions. >>> microsoft has struck a deal to provide english language internet searches in china. microsoft will team with china's largest chinese language search engine. a year and a half ago, google pulled out of china, partly over censorship concerns. china has the world's largest population of internet users, more than 450 million people. >>> and, betty, a hard-to-imagine treasure trove in southern india. the valuables were stored at secret vaults in a 16th century hindu temple with very little security for 150 years. and inventory was finally taken. there are stacks of gold statues studded with diamonds, rubies and emeralds. the unofficial estimate puts the value at $22 billion. but they are still counting. and, betty, that is a lot of bling. >> $22 billion with a "b"? >> yeah
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